Group Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term – 11 months)

Date: 15 May 2018

Location: Westhill, Aberdeen


Job Purpose

To control and manage the sales ledger and the purchase ledger and be responsible for all areas including inputting invoices; ensuring authorisations are in place; making payments and month end reconciliation & close.


Key Activities

  • Overseeing the processing of accounts payable invoices for all group entities, ensuring accuracy of values and coding
  • Sales invoicing across the group collating the appropriate information from the sales department and assessing margins before finalising
  • Processing payments for the group
  • Report daily receivables and post in Epicor
  • Maintain accounts receivable spreadsheet and chase regions
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns for various global entities including the Netherlands, Norway, Australia and Canada
  • Calculation/payment of payroll in the Middle East, Australia and Asia
  • Complete month end processes including reconciliation work
  • Updating of various monthly trackers for senior management
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required



Essential:      Must have completed a good level of secondary education

Preferred:     HNC/HND would be desirable but not essential


Experience / Competence / Skills / Knowledge


  • Must possess at least 1-year relevant experience in a similar job
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, along with an ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must have an ability to work unsupervised and exercise initiative to resolve potential problems.
  • Must demonstrate a strong understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Must demonstrate competency in IT application tools but especially excel


  • Experience of Epicor would be advantageous

How to apply:

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to join us at a very exciting time of company growth and development.

If you are interested in the role, please send your current CV, together with a cover letter via the form below.